april 2018

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OHIO students pay it forward

Random acts of kindness are a built-in component of the public speaking curriculum at Ohio University. Hear what students have to say about it.

OHIO launches new career network for alumni and students

Mary Manusos: Art as response to our world

The College of Fine Arts recently celebrated Professor Emerita of Art Mary Manusos’ career teaching printmaking to generations of budding artists. See ohiotoday’s photo essay capturing Manusos’ solo exhibition in Baker University Center’s Trisolini Gallery.

Get your graduation gifts at The Bobcat Store

Know a Bobcat who’s graduating this spring? Find the perfect gift for OHIO’s newest alumni at The Bobcat Store. For the month of April, get free shipping on all diploma frames!

Winning 2018 Homecoming logo unveiled

Selected among 13 submissions, the 2018 Homecoming logo design was chosen for its creative visualization of this year’s theme: Athens State of Mind. Read about the winning designer, Tim Martin, BFA '10.

Ratchet up the competition at On The Green Weekend 

Whether you want to hit the links along the Hocking River or show off your superpowers at a charity 5K/10K, there’s plenty of opportunity to get active at this year’s On The Green Weekend, May 16-19. Read more about these events or register today!


Q: For decades, springtime in Athens has been marked by the blooming of OHIO’s famous cherry tree grove on the banks of the Hocking River. What long-time international university partner gifted the first 175 trees to OHIO in 1979 in honor of the OHIO’s 175th anniversary?

A) University of Leipzig
B) Shanghai University
C) Chubu University
D) University of Oxford

Think you know the answer? Click here to find out.

OHIO answers call for help with food insecurity  

A February 2017 fire at Athens’ Carriage Hill Apartments gave life to the Baker University Center Food Pantry. Read the story at ohiotoday.org.

Finals Week Survival Boxes on sale

Help a Bobcat you know make it through exams by sending them a Finals Week Survival Box crammed with goodies from The Bobcat Store!


Vintage cars and theater stars will shine during On The Green Weekend

Catch two returning favorites at this year’s On The Green Weekend: the Cruise-In At The Convo and a performance by Ohio University Lancaster Theatre. Read more about these events or register today!

OHIO leads engagement of first-generation students

“First-gen” students, the first in their family to attend college, are finding meaningful connections and valuable support across OHIO’s eight campuses. Learn more in ohiotoday’s original infographic.

New Zealand

Three-time graduate tells his OHIO story

President Nellis names new VP for Advancement

Catch up with fellow alumni at Tampa’s Tropicana Field

Marching 110 rocks New York City

upcoming events


April 4 – 7
Alumni Travel: The Masters
Augusta, GA

April 4
OHIO Sustainability Alumni Network – Earth Month Kick-Off Happy Hour
6 – 8 p.m.
Columbus, OH

April 5
2018 Bobcat Caravan – Columbus

5:30 – 7:30 p.m.
Powell, OH

April 5
Ohio University’s College of Business Evening With Alumni
6 – 8 p.m.
New York, NY

April 8
Denver Chapter – Volunteer at the 2018 Superhero Scuttle
9 a.m. – Noon
Aurora, CO

April 6 – 22
Alumni Travel: Oceania Cruise Gateway to Sunshine

April 10
College of Business Denver Networking Reception
5:30 – 7:30 p.m.
Denver, CO

April 12
Greater Cleveland Chapter – Bobcat Brewnuts Takeover!

6 – 10 p.m.
Cleveland, OH

April 13
Ebony Bobcat Network Cleveland – Karamu Theater Scholarship Fundraiser
7:30 – 9 p.m.
Cleveland, OH

April 14
Ohio Pride Society – AIDS Walk 2018

10 a.m. – Noon
Columbus, OH

April 14
OHIO Alumni at the Tampa Bay Rays 2018
6:10 – 9 p.m.
St. Petersburg, FL

April 14
Ohio University Marching Band Society of Alumni & Friends – Halfway Home

8 – 10 p.m.
Columbus, OH

April 18
State Government Luncheon 2018
11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Columbus, OH

April 19
2018 Bobcat Caravan – Cincinnati
5:30 – 7:30 p.m.
Cincinnati, OH

April 21
Akron Association of Ohio University Women – Ronald McDonald House Tour
11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Akron, OH

April 25
2018 Bobcat Caravan – Lancaster
5:30 – 7:30 p.m.
Lancaster, OH

April 25
Central Ohio Alumni Chapter – Chapter Open House
6:30 – 8:30 p.m.
Columbus, OH

April 26
Oregon Chapter – Spring Bobcat Happy Hour
5 – 7:30 p.m.
Portland, OR

April 28
Chicago Chapter – Succulent Terrarium Workshop at N E Y B I R
10 a.m. – Noon
Chicago, IL

April 28
Middle Tennessee Chapter – Bobcats in the Vines 2018
11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Arrington, TN

April 28
OHIO Alumni at the Miami Marlins 2018
7 – 10 p.m.
Miami, FL

April 29
Pittsburgh Chapter – Annual Pirates Game Outing
1:30 – 4:30 p.m.
Pittsburgh, PA

April 29
Ebony Bobcat Network Cincinnati/Dayton – Bobcats at the Wise Owl 2018
3 – 5:30 p.m.
West Chester, OH

Contact Us:

Ohio University Alumni Association
Konneker Alumni Center | 52 University Terrace | 1 Ohio University | Athens, OH 45701

Phone: 740-593-4300 | Fax: 740-593-0970
Email: alumni@ohio.edu

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